News and Current Issues


Purpose of this item

Listed below are a variety of items that may be of interest to team members. It is planned that items will remain here for around six months.

  1. The JD Foundation pledges support for Scottish Mountain Rescue. Read here.
  2. Whisky auction aims to raise a large sum of money for Scottish Mountain Rescue. Click <here>.
  3. The Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky Munro Challenge. Read here.
  4. Naked calendar to raise money for Cumbrian MRTs. Read here.
  5. New rescue centre for Teesdale & Weardale Search and MRT. Read here.
  6. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team and emergency flood response.  Read here.
  7. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team celebrate their 50th.  Read here.
  8. Cicerone and Scottish MRTs launch safety leaflet. Click <here> or <here>.
  9. New SMR Chairman in post. Read here.
  10. Calling all Lomond MRT members past and present – 50th Anniversary 2016.  Read here.
  11. Report identifies challenges of using UAVs. Read here.
  12. Use of drones by Donegal MRT. Read here.
  13. SMR has published its Annual Review of 2015. Read here.